Our Story

As we move through the 21st Century, conservation of wildlife has become a flagship for change. With broad-scale agricultural development driving rapid forest destruction, and the unsustainable demand for natural resources,  we have accelerated climate change, propelling us into a period of mass extinction.

Through analysis of these trends and current threats to biodiversity across South East Asia, Wildlife Asia has identified key priority landscapes of opportunity which host exceptional biodiversity and are home to globally iconic mega-fauna. These regions also have similar historical characteristics, where civil conflict has created conditions of instability, largely preventing extraction and destruction of natural resources until now.

With developing peace processes in these regions comes a drive for rapid economic development and the influx of foreign owned operations that will decimate the landscapes, as has occurred in neighbouring regions. The threats are immense but with adequate support for the implementation of direct protection mechanisms and sustainable long-term economic development we can achieve conservation of biodiversity and the stabilisation of our global climate. The window of opportunity is now.

Wildlife Asia has developed a proven history to operate in areas difficult for the large international non-government organisations to access, through a process of genuine relationship building with local leaders and community representatives who value the protection of wilderness and wildlife. The key element in these emerging regions is to provide support to leaders and civil society organisations who are able to effectively direct and deliver the public communication required for sustainable long term development.  Recognising and respecting both the environmental and political sensitivities as well as the values of these regions to be protected and conserved is essential to success.

Welcome on board as we work together for a sustainable future!

 

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Wildlife Asia
Association: A1015623S
Charitable Collections License: 21341
Register of Environmental Organisations 4.12.12 (Proof of Tax Deductibility)
ABN: 32 143 935 769

Our Mission

To protect Asia’s tropical forests and key landscapes which host the highest levels of biodiversity and iconic mega fauna habitat.

 Our Vision

The preservation of sustainable, functioning ecosystems across Asia for the benefit of biodiversity and society.

Our Values

Respect

Integrity

Universal responsibility

 

Background
Wildlife Asia is a not for profit association raising funds in Australia to increase conservation contribution, capacity and efficiency for wildlife conservation.

Wildlife Asia and its field programs are active, throughout South East Asia in:
• habitat protection (in particular tropical rainforest),
• wildlife conservation , and
• sustainable development for local communities.

Wildlife Asia partner organisations include:

  • The Orangutan Project
  • The Silvery Gibbon Project
  • The Asian Rhino Project
  • Free the Bears
  • International Tiger Project
  • International Elephant Project

 

 


Coming soon!

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  • Remembering with fondness the magnificent Hsing Hsing who passed away over the weekend. For all of
    18/Dec/2017 08:04
  • Did you catch this great piece on ABC/BBC radio about our work in Myanmar and the exciting plans th
    13/Dec/2017 06:26
  • Our Christmas newsletter is out now! Visit our website to sign up if you are not yet on our email li
    11/Dec/2017 07:37
  • Good stuff @instagram! This is what you get if you search for tiger selfie images. It’s about time
    05/Dec/2017 02:21
  • It is with great sadness that we share the news on the passing of the wonderful anthropologist, frie
    30/Nov/2017 09:14
  • 29/Nov/2017 01:15
  • The Aceh Citizen Lawsuit Movement (GeRAM) held a press conference on Tuesday in Jakarta. The press c
    29/Nov/2017 01:08
  • Wild and Free Keep Cups are here! We have 4 great colour combos of these gorgeous reusable genuine
    27/Nov/2017 05:53
  • The team is preparing to head out into the Leuser Ecosystem in the next week to track and collar two
    15/Nov/2017 03:52
  • Slightly delayed post after flying back straight into Art Auction mayhem.........but just had an awe
    10/Nov/2017 07:18
  • Well, that's another one down! Can't say a big enough thank you to all the incredible artists who do
    10/Nov/2017 04:49
  • The fabulous @artgypsea in action live painting at @ROAR Arts Event! #artforwildlife #startwith1thi
    09/Nov/2017 11:11
  • Bands warming up, bars set, magician is working the room! Still time to come on down! #roarartsevent
    09/Nov/2017 10:04
  • Lovely piece by Ann Steer. This is what Freo looks like today so come on down and join us. Great mus
    09/Nov/2017 07:01
  • We're Wild and Free, are you? Christening our new Keepcups whilst we prep for the big night! You can
    09/Nov/2017 03:53
  • Get in quick. ROAR Arts Event is tomorrow folks! The weather says 🌞🌞🌞. We say come on down
    08/Nov/2017 03:43
  • For decades we have watched Sumatran rhino numbers decline despite significant investment into their
    08/Nov/2017 01:13
  • 07/Nov/2017 08:03
  • Get your tix today peeps! We want to make sure we have enough delicious food and drink for you all s
    07/Nov/2017 05:07
  • Kickstart your week with some tickets to ROAR Arts Event this Thursday night! Now only $50 which in
    06/Nov/2017 01:04
  • Stunning piece from @tankateo You can own this! Come along this Thursday night to Kidogo Arthouse, B
    05/Nov/2017 13:06
  • Just hanging with Salvador Dali.... Check out this piece we have for our upcoming Art Auction! PERT
    05/Nov/2017 02:31
  • And we're off! First leg of a long trek to Pench Tiger Reserve in India with our awesome Karen Wildl
    26/Oct/2017 07:27
  • "I can't think of a better video to share on this #InternationalGibbonDay than this adorable family
    24/Oct/2017 11:56
  • Here it is! A mega 2 year annual report (because I was a tad busy 'doing' rather than writing about
    19/Oct/2017 00:50

Twitter

  • Wildlife Asia - https://t.co/tpFnom4ITK Please help us to win 20k to help save Sumatran rhinos. Last chance to vote for us!Tue Jul 25 03:03:30 +0000 2017
  • Exciting job opportunity just posted!!! Come and join us on the Karen Wildlife Conservation Initiative https://t.co/jqvrXg6nKqTue May 16 07:54:59 +0000 2017
  • The Karen people have big plans to ensure their natural resources are sustainably managed. Find out how! https://t.co/FFoSMNBfy5Thu May 11 04:10:08 +0000 2017
  • @austethical Thank you for helping to save the #LastPlaceonEarth. Letting go of this paradise is not an option. https://t.co/qdAkgyRZXzThu May 04 01:26:53 +0000 2017
  • #LoveTheLeuser? @LeoDiCaprio does. Find out why and join the movement to protect this place https://t.co/vuzXweton7 https://t.co/bsoRAxKqdHMon Apr 17 01:20:07 +0000 2017
  • The Leuser Ecosystem is a globally important carbon sink. Learn more about it: https://t.co/vuzXweton7… https://t.co/fWCwpR1RJFSun Apr 16 11:20:14 +0000 2017
  • No matter where you live, we depend on the Leuser Ecosystem. Join the #LoveTheLeuser movement.… https://t.co/7YECwRsEmSSun Apr 16 02:20:14 +0000 2017
  • Graphic artist @EarthHeiress tells the story of the Leuser Ecosystem. Find out why it matters:… https://t.co/o48rFs8P8JFri Apr 14 22:20:11 +0000 2017
  • No matter where you live, we depend on the Leuser Ecosystem. Join the #LoveTheLeuser movement.… https://t.co/4w8kMvpPU8Fri Apr 14 10:20:14 +0000 2017
  • Join the #LoveTheLeuser Ecosystem movement, a global effort to raise the profile of the Leuser:… https://t.co/cJNUToKAxVThu Apr 13 02:20:09 +0000 2017
  • To protect the Leuser Ecosystem, we have a plan to make it famous: https://t.co/vuzXweton7 LoveTheLeuser https://t.co/ME7uOhEISKTue Apr 11 22:15:13 +0000 2017
  • The Leuser Ecosystem is a land of rare beauty. Help protect this ecosystem: https://t.co/vuzXweton7 #LoveTheLeuser https://t.co/2lAY56I1I6Mon Apr 10 23:30:29 +0000 2017
  • Sumatran orangutans #LoveTheLeuser! Join the movement to protect this amazing place. https://t.co/vuzXweton7 https://t.co/2l6mNGTWsLSun Apr 09 23:30:30 +0000 2017
  • The Leuser Ecosystem is like nowhere else on Earth. Join the #LoveTheLeuser movement: https://t.co/vuzXweton7Sat Apr 08 20:30:50 +0000 2017
  • Full of life, the Leuser Ecosystem is Indonesia at its wildest. Join the #LoveTheLeuser movement:… https://t.co/bbYvmFWGqJSat Apr 08 01:30:21 +0000 2017
  • There are few places that vibrate w/ the power of nature like the Leuser Ecosystem: https://t.co/vuzXweton7 #LoveTheLeuserThu Apr 06 06:30:33 +0000 2017
  • Graphic artist @EarthHeiress tells the story of the Leuser Ecosystem. https://t.co/vuzXweton7 #LoveTheLeuser https://t.co/MONxl9quDCWed Apr 05 01:25:07 +0000 2017
  • Join the #LoveTheLeuser movement to protect clean drinking water for millions: https://t.co/vuzXweton7 https://t.co/fwsQPvBSTsTue Apr 04 02:05:19 +0000 2017
  • #LoveTheLeuser Ecosystem? Let’s get the world excited to protect this amazing place: https://t.co/vuzXweton7 https://t.co/jiVvpfBbKQSun Apr 02 21:05:08 +0000 2017
  • Millions of Acehnese & North Sumatran people #LoveTheLeuser! Find out why: https://t.co/vuzXweton7 #WaterIsLife https://t.co/wmu7SjfoihSun Apr 02 01:05:09 +0000 2017

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